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Leonardo da Vinci

After microscopic examinations revealed ‘left-handed charcoal marks’, the sketch is now thought to be by the Renaissance master  

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An outward-turned left eye featured in da Vinci’s portraits suggest a disorder which helped him paint three-dimensional scenes

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An art historian and leading Leonardo expert has cast doubt on the painting’s attribution

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Italian art historians claim that the 15th-century tile is the Renaissance master’s earliest known work – but a leading Leonardo expert disagrees

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